Two shots of Governor general Georges Vanier and Prime minister Lester B Pearson on dais, crowd in lower background, Parliament Building in upper background. Cut to flag flying over building. LS of dais, honour guard presenting arms in lower foreground. Closer shot of dais with everyone standing. Profile view of Governor General. Face view of Governor General first at attention, then putting on his hat. Rest of party do likewise. George Stanley, designer of the new Canadian flag, is present in the group wearing a Hudson's Bay coat (1:13).